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  1. NUS National Day of Action: Wednesday 26 March 2014

    Posted 25 March 2014 by John Pezy (SA Division)

    The National Union of Students has called a NDA on 26 March to protest the Abbott Government’s repressive agenda for higher education.

    Students will gather on the steps of the South Australian ...

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  2. University of South Australia reaches agreement and other bargaining news

    Posted 25 March 2014 by John Pezy (SA Division)

    University of South Australia reaches agreement

    From the Secretary

    I am pleased to inform NTEU members across SA that the University of South Australia will soon be balloting for a new Enterprise ...

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  3. Academics for Refugees, Open Letter to Prime Minister Abbott

    Posted 25 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    Dear colleagues,

    Please consider signing the Open Letter to Prime Minister Tony Abbott protesting the Government’s current policy towards asylum seekers.

    ...

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  4. Flinders Bargaining Survey

    Posted 24 March 2014 by John Pezy (Flinders University)

    Flinders University is at a bargaining cross road. Key employment conditions remain unresolved and the Union team, negotiating on behalf of all staff, must now determine the path forward guided by ...

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  5. Bargaining State of Play, March 2014

    Posted 20 March 2014 by Grahame McCulloch (NTEU National Office)

    The end of 2013 saw a number of breakthroughs in negotiations at universities including Tasmania, RMIT, Charles Darwin, Murdoch and ANU.  

    Seventeen NTEU-endorsed Agreements have been finalised, with bargaining at a number of other sites progressing well. However, there are a significant number of universities where progress has stalled, forcing Branches to consider taking industrial action.

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  6. Freedom is not just another word

    Posted 20 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

     

    Freedom is not just another word*

    Academic freedom is the freedom to conduct research, teach, speak and publish, subject to the norms and standards of scholarly inquiry, without interference ...

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    Journal
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    Advocate, March 2014

    Vol 21, no. 1.

  7. Latest issue of Connect, vol 7. no. 1

    Posted 17 March 2014 by Paul Clifton (Uni Casual)

    The March 2014 issue of Connect, the NTEU and CAPA magazine for casual academics, is now available online.

    This issue is jam packed with stories, advice and opinions from causal academics across the ...

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    Connect, March 2014

    NTEU & CAPA publication for Casual and Sessional Staff in Australian universities. March 2014.

  8. NUS National Day of Action: Wednesday 26 March 2014

    Posted 14 March 2014 by Courtney Sloane (NTEU National Office)

    The National Union of Students has called a NDA on 26 March to protest the Abbott Government’s repressive agenda for higher education.

    NTEU supports students taking action to protest cuts to ...

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  9. Latest issue of Advocate (vol. 21 no. 1) is now online

    Posted 13 March 2014 by Jeannie Rea (NTEU National Office)

    The latest edition of the Advocate (vol. 21, no. 1) is now online at www.nteu.org.au/advocate.
     
    The magazine is available as an online e-mag (with high resolution zooming, browsing and print functions, click here to view) or as a PDF download

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  10. Chomsky: How America's Great University System Is Getting Destroyed

    Posted 6 March 2014 by Katherine Gale (SA Division)

    At the AlterNet web site you can find an edited transcript of remarks given by Noam Chomsky via Skype on 4 February 2014 to a gathering of members and allies of the Adjunct Faculty Association of the ...

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